Donetsk, Feb 9 – DAN. Ukrainian heavy artillery and mortars shelled six DPR frontline areas since Wednesday evening, a Republic’s defence source told Donetsk News Agency.

“From 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., Ukrainian forces shelled Trudovskiye village west of Donetsk, Yasinovataya outskirts, Donetsk airport, Spartak village north of DPR capital, and Sakhanka and Kominternovo villages in Novoazovskiy district,” the officer said, adding that fire was delivered with 122mm artillery and 82mm and 120mm mortars.

He said Ukrainian army units also used infantry fighting vehicle cannons, heavy machine guns and small arms.

Earlier on Thursday, reports said Ukrainian forces opened fire at DPR south and Donetsk’s Petrovskiy district on Wednesday evening and night. Kominternovo village was left without gas and power supply as a result of shelling; seven buildings were damaged there.*jk